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Satan'a Meeting........

Aug 19, 2009 - 27 comments

WOW, THIS IS VERY DEEP. PAY ATTENTION TO EVERY WORD!!!!!!


SATAN'S MEETING: (Read even if you're busy)


Satan called a worldwide convention of demons.

In his opening address he said,

"We can't keep Christians from going to church"

"We can't keep them from reading their Bibles and knowing the truth...."

"We can't even keep them from forming an intimate relationship with
their savior."

"Once they gain that connection with Jesus, our power over them is
broken."

"So let them go to their churches; let them have their covered dish dinners,
BUT steal their time, so they don't have time to develop a relationship
with Jesus Christ.."

"This is what I want you to do," said the devil:


"Distract them from gaining hold of their Savior and maintaining that
vital connection throughout their day!"

"How shall we do this?" his demons shouted.

"Keep them busy in the non-essentials of life and invent innumerable
schemes to occupy their minds," he answered...

"Tempt them to spend, spend, spend, and borrow, borrow, borrow."

"Persuade the wives to go to work for long hours and the husbands to work
6-7 days each week, 10-12 hours a day, so they can afford their empty
lifestyles."

"Keep them from spending time with their children."

"As their families fragment, soon, their homes will offer no escape from
the pressures of work!"

"Over-stimulate their minds so that they cannot hear that still, small voice."

"Entice them to play the radio or I-Pod whenever they drive." To
keep the TV, DVDs, CDs and their PCs going constantly in their home and see
to it that every store and restaurant in the world plays non-biblical music
constantly."

"This will jam their minds and break that union with Christ."

"Fill the coffee tables with magazines and newspapers."

"Pound their minds with the news 24 hours a day."

"Invade their driving moments with billboards."

"Flood their mailboxes with junk mail, mail order catalogs, sweepstakes, and
every kind of newsletter and promotional offering free products, services
and false hopes."

"Keep skinny, beautiful models on the magazines and TV so their husbands
will believe that outward beauty is what's important, and they'll
become dissatisfied with their wives. "

"Keep the wives too tired to love their husbands at night."

"Give them headaches too! "

"If they don't give their husbands the love they need, they will begin to
look elsewhere."

"That will fragment their families quickly!"

"Give them Santa Claus to distract them from teaching their children the
real meaning of Christmas.."

"Give them an Easter bunny so they won't talk about his resurrection
and power over sin and death..."

"Even in their recreation, let them be excessive."
"Have them return from their recreation exhausted."

"Keep them too busy to go out in nature and reflect on God’s creation.
Send them to amusement parks, sporting events, plays, concerts, and movies
instead."

"Keep them busy, busy, busy!"

"And when they meet for spiritual fellowship, involve them in gossip and
small talk so that they leave with troubled consciences."

"Crowd their lives with so many good causes they have no time to seek
power from Jesus."

"Soon they will be working in their own strength, sacrificing their health
and family for the good of the cause."

"It will work!"

"It will work!"

It was quite a plan!

The demons went eagerly to their assignments causing Christians everywhere
to get busier and more rushed, going here and there.


Having little time for their God or their families.

Having no time to tell others about the power of Jesus to change lives.

I guess the question is, has the devil been successful in his schemes?

You be the judge!!!!!

Does "BUSY" mean: B-eing U-nder S-atan's Y-oke?



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by boldsojah4christ, Aug 19, 2009
Amen lil lady well put! Everything that is on that journal is also true! I too am guilty of being distracted by satans schemes! Not spending time like i should with jesus on a day 2 day walk!! We all have been distracted im talking about christians men n women of God! So in order 2 break that we need 2 go back 2 our 1st love which is in the book of revelations! Get that candle fire burning like never b4! And have a love 4 God like when you 1st gave ur life 2 him! Dont be ashamed of his gospel spread the word of christ no matter the cost!  So lets stop being luke warm & cold christians but instead lets be on fire 4 the messiah like never b4!! Good post lil lady God bless bs4c:

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by LIL_LADY24, Aug 19, 2009
Amen boldsojah4christ!!!!!!!!!!!!  I love to spread the gospel..........and yes we do seem so busy at times huh!!!!!!!!!!!!  

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by boldsojah4christ, Aug 19, 2009
Yeah sis! But the holy spirit is being rekindled 2 all of his children that love him! In these last days there is a since of urgency 2 get the message of christ out dont you think? These are excited times that we are living in! So lets get busy 4 christ & everything else will fall in place!!! bs4c:

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by turkee23, Aug 19, 2009
amen!.... agree here!...we get so caught up with being so "busy" but its just the devil distracting us!.... we need to be prepared for his return!....or he is going to look away and not recognize us!......we need to take a min and not be too busy, talk about christmas and easter and everything in between that he has done for us, educate our childern and live in his glory !.....thanks for posting !.... you too shannon you always have such a way with words !

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by Jen133, Aug 19, 2009
OMG, this is absolutley true.  This is what they do.... and some of us christians let them.  Where did you find this, if I can only get this in Spanish for my congregation!!  He should not be embarrased of Jesus Christ. We should all spread the Gospel, cause when it's time, He will be embarrased of us and say in front of His Father "I don't know you" Just like a lot of people are doing.  Glod Bless you and keep preaching the beautiful Gospel!!

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by MrS_L0PeZ, Aug 19, 2009
Wow everything on Yourjournal is so true!!  I must confess that sometimes I seem too busy at times to spend the time I need to with Jesus. We need to Cherish these last days & not get so consumed with the everydays of life. I Love how you spread the word. Keep spreading the Word and keep up that good energy!!

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by LIL_LADY24, Aug 19, 2009
Amen Amen Amen yall......................................(smile)  I love all the responses but we owe it all to the big man up above!

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by boldsojah4christ, Aug 19, 2009
Amen we owe it all 2 our father up above without him wouldnt none of this be possible! Not even this beautiful journal! ((((B.O.L.D.))))

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by boldsojah4christ, Aug 19, 2009
Yes we owe it all 2 God If not 4 him wouldnt none of this be possible! Not even this great journal on here!! bs4c:

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by jollyman069, Aug 19, 2009
Sister this is so true...especially in these final days...Satan is attacking full force...If you get a chance read my journel titled being born again...will tell you a personal story of how turning your back on God will destroy the family and everything about it. .This was a great post, if not for the Grace of God we would all be nowhere...some of us had to go the real hard road to finally figured that out... and thanks be to our savior Jesus Christ He accepts us with open arms, no matter what rags we are wearing...God Bless sister and stay strong in Christ...brian

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by anxiouslywaiting910, Aug 19, 2009
Sooooo True...  I used to be guilty of being "busy"...I worked a job that required ALOT of traveling(home maybe one week a month if that.  After I got married, Got pregnant(didn't know I was) I quit that job because I was sooo hormonal...then I had a miscarriage.  God has a purpose for everything an I think my little angel was here to help me get un-busy.  I stayed home the whole summer and took care of my little man(step-son). I am now going to school 8am-12pm and home to do all my wife duties =) And I am so much happier now.  God is good!!

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by LIL_LADY24, Aug 19, 2009
See the devil is busy right now I just typed of a whole page for you ANXIOUSLYWAITING.....and as soon as I pressed post it said page unavailable........but I do agree with you and like I said before it was erased is that we need to get UN-BUSY for God because GOD IS BUSY 4 US!!

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by star641, Aug 19, 2009
guilty ! guilty ! guilty! ,...thank you for opening up my eyes ,.......

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by pegatha1981, Aug 19, 2009
Thanks for posting this...i just copied and sent to my email so i can forward to friends and family. God is so good to us...so patient, but i know He wants us to do our part. I don't want to be so busy and distracted...technology was supposed to make life easier, but i think it just complicates and isolates, if you let it!  I'm so glad that there are so many that Love the Lord God on this site, and are daily reaching out to encourage others. I know that Jesus is returning soon and i want to be ready.

God Bless You

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by boldsojah4christ, Aug 19, 2009
God says n his own word that he's coming back like a thief n the night! I think that sums it up 4 me!

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by JoyRenee, Aug 19, 2009
Amen and amen! I'm totally guilty of a lot of those things. Thank you for reminding us to slow down and continue to build our relationship with God.

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by Keyan, Aug 19, 2009
So True!! Thanks for sharing this with us!

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by April2, Aug 19, 2009
This is sooooo true! It is so easy to get caught up in the every day business and let the other more important things go, mainly God. I've certainly been guilty of it!
I just talked to my oldest son the other day and told him to not get so busy with work, etc. that he forgets his family. I worry about him because I feel like he's doing exactly that. All I can do is pray.
We all need this reminder!

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by Melissa0116, Aug 19, 2009
This is so true and I know that I am guilty of this as well.  Thank you so much for sharing this journal.  God Bless You and your family!

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by bluebaby1976, Aug 19, 2009
Girl to read that and going thru what "I AM" going thru...I just want to cry...BUT let me say "Amen" "Amen" and "Amen"

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by LIL_LADY24, Aug 19, 2009
lol  Girl cry cry and cry somemore.........Make the Devil mad and Rejoice!!

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by Angeleyes1015, Aug 19, 2009
Amen...You have just described my life before I had my latest set back...always on the go. In the mornings I was so rushed I rarely took time to pray...etc. What you wrote put me in mind of C.S Lewis' Screwtype Letters. It's very good it'll make people stop and think you should post it on as many web sites as you can...God Bless You...Anna

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by lonewolf07, Aug 19, 2009
Are there not those who are busy serving God and who have dedicated their lives to Him?  They are busy but not with evil. Mother Theresa was constantly busy serving the Almighty.  Most of us aren't like her but focussing on God more than on evil is, to me, what it's all about - the ever-loving father and the Prince of Peace rather than the father of lies.



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by April2, Aug 19, 2009
Hey lonewolf, I think the difference is the people that are busy doing God's work are probably pretty focused on Him as well. Or at least we would hope so! If not, they will get burned out pretty fast. We can't do it all in our own strength. We need God to "fill us up" every day. That's probably why you see people like Mother Theresa have such peace and strength even in trying times because they're relying on God's strength.
It's true that we need to focus on God more and not evil but we do have to be aware of evil so that we don't fall into the trap of it. It's a fine balance. We don't want to be looking for demons behind every bush but we do need to put on our "Armor of God" every day so that we don't fall. But absolutely! Praise and worship and keeping our eyes on Him are the best things we can do! :)

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by boldsojah4christ, Aug 19, 2009
Amen april! Even moses depended on God 4 help!!!

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by LIL_LADY24, Aug 19, 2009
April..Girl U said that huh....I couldnt have said it better!!!

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by lonewolf07, Aug 20, 2009
April - I guess my comment wasn't clear.  Sorry.  We do have to be aware of evil and depend on God.  A medicine woman told me that evil stays away from those who already evil.  The aim of evil is to get people who are not evil.  Even though this comment came from another Native person, I think it applies to Christianity too.  The evil one doesn't need to waste his time on those who have already accepted evil; evil comes after those who don't accept it.  Look how the evil one tried to tempt Jesus.  I can't remember how many times I've prayed for protection from evil because I know it exists.

I'm not writing this clearly - I guess it's like you said focus on God but be aware of evil.  Sometimes recognizing evil is difficult, that's why we need to rely on the Almighty.



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